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Top 5 at noon: Passengers scramble after cancelled Allegiant flights; Riverview fire displaces residents; and more

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PASSENGERS SCRAMBLING AFTER ALLEGIANT CANCELS FLIGHTS BECAUSE NEW PLANES HAVENíT ARRIVED

The scene was calm at Allegiant Airís counter at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport Thursday morning. But some passengers were seething, particularly on social media, that the airportís dominant carrier had canceled and rescheduled dozens of flights.

SCORES DISPLACED BY RIVERVIEW LIGHTENING STRIKE

A Wednesday night fire caused by a lightning strikeat a Riverview apartment complex has displaced as many as 100 people.

HALL AND OATES ARE COOL AGAIN, AND THEY TALKED TO US

Ahead of the pairís June 22 performance at Amalie Arena, Daryl Hall and John Oates chatted with Times pop music and culture critic Jay Cridlin.

COLUMN: SUNCOAST PARKWAY EXTENSION BOONDOGGLE WASTES FINITE ROAD BUILDING DOLLARS

A $250 million extension of the Suncoast Parkway would relieve traffic from I-75 and provide another hurricane evacuation route. In his column, Graham Brink wonders if the 13-mile extension would be worth the tax dollars.

ALAFIA BOAT CRASH CUT SHORT A LIFE OF FISHING, FAMILY, BIG PLANS

Before Brent Davis died on the water, he lived on the water. He died in a boat crash early Monday while fishing with two others, and now his fiance is asking the public for help finding answers.

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